HTML | DOM Input Checkbox type Property

The Input Checkbox type Property in HTML DOM is used to return that which type of form element the checkbox is. For a checkbox input field, this Property was always return only “checkbox”.



Return Value: It returns a string value which represents the type of form element the checkbox.

Example: This example returns the Input Checkbox type Property.





<!DOCTYPE html> 
            DOM Input Checkbox type Property
    <body style = "text-align: center;"
        <h1 style = "color:green;">
        <h2>DOM Input Checkbox type Property</h2
            <!-- Below input elements have attribute
                checked -->
            <input type="checkbox" name="check" id="GFG" 
                    value="1" checked>Checked by default<br
            <input type="checkbox" name="check" value="2">
                    Not checked by default<br
        </form> <br>
        <button onclick="myGeeks()">
        <p id="sudo" style="color:green;font-size:25px;"></p>
        <!-- Script to return Input Checkbox type attribute -->
            function myGeeks() {
                var g = document.getElementById("GFG").type
                document.getElementById("sudo").innerHTML = g;


Before clicking on the Button:

After clicking on the Button:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM Input Checkbox type Property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari

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